Montreal, August 6, 2012. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) welcomes the International day of the World Indigenous Peoples, which is held every August 9th, with an international broadcast campaign. The theme of 2012, set by the General Assembly of the United Nations within the framework of the Decade for action and dignity, is : "Indigenous media: empowering the indigenous voices". To listen to our broadcast campaign, please visit our podcast webpage.
July 31, 2012, Bangalore. Even as the Asia-Pacific Board of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) welcomes recent reports from the Indian media indicating the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology’s (MOCIT) decision to “waive” the spectrum fee hike for community radio stations in the country, it hopes that the Government will consider a roll back of the entire amount.
Montreal, June 26th, 2012. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) covered via the Internet and through its world network of community radios the discussions regarding challenges to sustainable development, including on biodiversity and climate change, at the Rio+20 Summit, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from June 20th to 22nd, 2012. For further information, click here.